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SOLIDAGO VIRGAUREA L GOLDENROD

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

SOLIDAGO VIRGAUREA L

(European) Goldenrod, Woundwort

Family: Asteraceae

Medical use: İnflamation by uriner system, diuretic, protective against uriner and kidney diseases, albuminuria (removing albumin protein in ure as an kidney problem), anuria and oliguria (lack of ure), cystitis, aphtha, eczema

Parts: Herb, execpt root

Side effect:

  • No side effect in recommended dose. Rarely can cause some alergic effects.

Drug interactions:

  • Can cause too much loss of water when used with diuretic drugs

Warnings:

  • Not use under 12 age
  • Asteraceae sorts can be alergic
  • If any oedema due to heart or kidney disease, dont use.

How to Use:

Internaly:

İnflamation by uriner system, diuretic, protective against uriner and kidney diseases, cystitis:

Tea: 3-4g grinded herb, add 150 ml boiled water, brew 10-15min, filter. Max 4 times a day.

Tea: 2 turkish tea spoon of herb, add 200ml water, heat untill boiling, brew 2-3min and filter. 3 times a day.

Powder of dry leaf and flower: 6-12g a day, splited in 3 portion

Tincture (1:5, %45 ethanol): 0,5-2ml a day, spileted in 3 portion

Eczema, albuminuria:

8g grinded dry herb, add 200ml water, boil 5min than brew 10min, filter. 2 times a day.

anuria and oliguria:

6 turkish tea spoon of grinded dry herb, add 400ml of water in room temperature. Let brew 8hours. Split in 2-3 and get through in one day. Should be prepared by night for next day.

Externaly:

aphtha:

25g grinded dry herb, add 500ml water, boil 10min, let brew 8-10hours, filter. Gargle with it, prepare daily

Word ‘virga’ means in latin ‘wand’, and ‘aureus’ means golden.

Kazakh’s are using traditionaly its tea to treat pain by kidneys and seeds of some varietys of plant have been used by native Americans as antivenom by snake bites.

Its known as the reason of an over-alergic reaction by pollenation time but its probably derived from pollens of Ambrosia sp, which release its pollens at same time of year; because the pollens of goldenrod dont spread with wind they too heavy and sticky to fly, they are moving with bugs..

Its considered traditional as a symbol of good luck and fortune

Content: phenolic compounds are considered to be most valuable. Flavonoids (hyperoside, rutin, and astragalin), polyphenolic acids (rosmarinic and chlorogenic). Rutin was the main compound in the flavonoid fraction. rosmarinic acid was higher than the content of chlorogenic acid

RUBUS IDAEUS L RASPBERRY

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

RUBUS IDAEUS L

Raspberry

Family: Rosaceae

Medical use: anti-inflamatuar, loss of apetit, blood cleaner, kidney inflamations, diuretic, organise mensturation, lack of vitamin C, antiseptic, flue, fever, diabetes, gastrointestinal and cardiovasculer disorders, diet drink

Parts: Leafs and flowers, young shoots. Also fruits

Side effects:
  • No side effect expected in recommended dose.
  • Can act as an estrogen, recommended to use under a doctors control
  • Can decrease blood suger.
Drug interaction:
  • Can act as an estrogen, recommended to use under a doctors control
Warnings:
  • Nor recommended under 18 age.
  • There is a little risk of alergic reaction, if so dont use.
  • Dont drink tea of herb longer than 3 days or gargle longer than one week without consulting a doctor.

How to Use:

Internaly: 

anti-inflamatuar, loss of apetit, blood cleaner, kidney inflamations, diuretic, organise mensturation, lack of vitamin C, flue, fever, diabetes, gastrointestinal and cardiovasculer disorders, diet drink:

Tea(infusion): 1,5-8 gr fine grinded leafs, add 150ml boiled water, brew 15-20dk than filter. 3 times a day, fresh brewd.

Dry extract(4:1, water): 115-225mg a dose, max 4 times a day, 30 min after eating

Flue, fever:

Raspberry vinegar (Acetum ıdaeı cum Sacchoro):

1 raspberry juice: 2 wine vinegar mix. Mostly mixed 1:1 with water while drinik. 1-2 spoon a dose.

After illness and surgery:

plenty of fruits or juice

Externaly: 

antiseptic (mouth, throat):

Tea(infusion): 1,5-8 gr fine grinded leafs, add 150ml boiled water, brew 15-20dk than filter. 3 times a day gargle with it, fresh brewd. Vinegar also can used for gargle too.

Farming of Raspberry has started at middle age but its known due to archeological evidence of seeds that its already somehow cultivated long before that. Started to used in 16century as medicine.

Holland, Spain, France and Portugal count it in pharmacopeia.

In Skandinavien traditionaly used in pregnancy for many benefits but clinical results about that is controversial.

Vinegar mixed with raspberry is a good support for heart. Fruits and its products can used for getting better after illness and surgery.

Content: Ellagic and citric acids, vitamin C, phenolics. Anthocyanins cyanidin-3-sophoroside, cyanidin-3-(2(G)-glucosylrutinoside), cyanidin-3-glucoside, lambertianin C, trace levels of flavonols, hydroxycinnamate.
100 g raspberies contains about 40 mg calcium, 30 mg magnesium, 170 mg potassium, 25 mg vitamin C.

PRUNUS SPINOSA L BLACKTHORN

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

PRUNUS SPINOSA L

Blackthorne, Sloe

Family: Rosaceae

Medical use: General stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, acne, dysentery, loss of apetite

Parts: Flowers, fruits, leafs and barks

  • No side effect reported in recommended dose
  • It shouldent be confused with Prunus Africana

How to Use:

Internaly:

Acne:

5g of flowers, add 150ml boiled water, brew 10min, filter. One cup at morning and night.

General stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, loss of apetite:

3g of flower, add 150ml boiled water, brew 5min. Filter. Drink 30min before lunch. Also at breakfeast a small porsion of its marmelade can be eaten or a little cup of its wine.

Dysentery:

50g seedless fruit and 10g leaf, flower (or bark) mix, let rest in 1lt red wein for a couple hours, than boil for 5min, filter. Start with 3 cups a day, reduce amount daily, use for a couple weeks

Naturaly growns in Europe, Asia and North America. In south european ancient civilizations (Romans, Greeks) its been used medicaly.

Fruits are to be use by wine and liqueur production.

Content: Flavonoids (Quercetin, Kaempferol, Binofuranoside), anthocyanins and phenolic acids, nutrients like vitamin A (beta-carotene), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B9 (folic acid), vitamin C and vitamin E, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, sulfur and magnesium

PRUNUS AFRICANA AFRICAN PLUM

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

PRUNUS AFRICANA

African plum

Family: Rosaceae

Medical use: Prostate enlargement (BPH), diuretic, unsatisfied need of pee (incomplete pee), hair loss

Parts: Barks of body

Side effects:
  • Some preperations of barks can used against hair loss and skin moisturizer
Drug interaction:
  • İf you recive a prostate cancer treatment dont use at least before asking your doctor
Warnings:
  • Not suitable for use of woman and childiren.
  • It shouldnt be confused with blackthorn (P.spinosa)

How to Use:

Internaly: 

Prostate enlargement (BPH), unsatisfied need of pee (incomplete pee): Soft extract (120:1, dichloromethane): 25-50mg dose, max 100mg a day

Externaly: 

Hair Loss: Some preperations of barks can used against hair loss and skin moisturizer

Most species of Prunus have a nectar that attracts herbivores, thereby helping to protect agricultural crops and plants. But wild prunus species are endangered because of the collection of their bark for pharmaceutical production.

The acids in it (ursolic, oleanolic, lauric, v.v.) partially proved to be protective against prostate enlargement and prostate cancer cells, researches continues.

It shouldnt confused with blackthorn (P.spinosa).

Content: ursolic, oleanolic, atraric, ferulic, lauric acids, N-Butylbenzene-Sulfonamide (NBBS), Beta-Sitosterol

HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA L RED SORREL

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA L

Hibiscus

Red Sorrel, Roselle

Family: Malvaceae

Medical use: Respiratory system (throat, lungs), cold, imune system, diuretic, loss of apetit

Parts: Flower

Side effects:
  • No side effect expected in low dose.
Drug interactions:
  • Hibiscus may interfere with the effectiveness of some anti-malaria drugs. It can also interact with diabetes and high blood pressure drugs.

How to Use:

Internaly: 

Respiratory system (throat, lungs), cold, imune system, diuretic, loss of apetit

Tea(infusion): 1,5g fine grinded dry flower, add 150ml boiled water, brew for 15-20min, than filter. Drink 1-3 times daily fresh brewd.

A close variety, H.Esculentes is the most growed for it fruit, named okra/gombo/lady-finger. Its proven that hibiscus farmed in Egypt by 12. Dynasty.

In Ottoman Empire a guild named ‘bamya (hibiscus fruit) ocağı’ has served as generaly farmers for palace.

Good resource for protocatechuic acid, so it is a potential antioxide and antitumor. The flavonoids in it can act as weak antidepressant and sedative. Can help by reducing bad cholosterol or organize blood suger. Also it can used to flavor another tea.

In mostly tropic afrikan regions red parts of the flowers is used to make a drink and marmelade.

Content: Hibiscus is rich in organic acids including citric, malic, tartaric and allo-hydroxycitric acids. The plant is known for having beta carotene, protein, vitamin C and total sugar. Its having various medically useful material called photochemical, is known for its nutritional and medicinal properties